About us

The world's forests are being depleted at an alarming rate. Deforestation is directly responsible for about 20% of global carbon emissions. As the world's largest forest certification programme, PEFC provides a credible guarantee to consumers of timber and wood-based products that they have been produced sustainably and meet exacting internationally agreed standards.


Our range of activities and services include:

  • Coordination of the PEFC Ireland Forest Management Certification Standard Setting Process
  • Administration and promotion of Forest Management and Chain of Custody Certification
  • Issuance of PEFC Logo Licenses
  • Outreach programme to the construction industry
  • Educational talks and seminars
  • Co-operation with industry stakeholders to promote the common aim of sustainable forest management and procurement of certified forest products